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Elle or Alyssa? Each Milano Does It Well

I often wonder whether the genre of “art-rock” will be looked back upon as the epitome of stylistic innovation in this current decade. While the past several decades have embraced us with varieties of synth-pop, gru...
 
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Just Some Baggy Hype for The Twang

Sub-genres are a tricky thing to analyze. It seems that any individual can coin one, from a music theory professor to a 15-year-old ranting on some message board. It’s funny – I personally know a few people who utte...

 
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Richard Hawley Crosses Lady’s Bridge

Collecting every morsel of musical output from a band can be a particularly grueling, though often rewarding, task. While I am not referencing a fandom quite as severe as the “Deadheads” or any other group of aged s...
 
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No. They Are Not Named After the Elton John Song.

In the world of music, a musician’s originative location is often irrelevant. As long as you can play an instrument or write songs, that is all that matters. Though the past has seen discriminatory causes where an artist ...

 
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John Bustine Waltzes & Pleas “Drinking Songs for Children”

John Bustine fits the bill of a stereotypical folk artist. With a constant five o’ clock shadow and a head of hair that looks like it was combed by a rake, Bustine looks simply natural with an acoustic guitar in his hands...
 
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Christian McKee Blends Dance and… Dylan?

If there is one thing that Christian McKee has down pat, it is his regard for influence. Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and Nick Drake. Hardly an unconventional list but still, it gets his point across. Growing up as an archetypal m...

 
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Let’s Get Ready to Rumble… Strips

I am sure many of us over twenty can remember the leather jacket craze. The Fonz was one of the few to kick-start the fad in the late 50s and Springsteen brought it back in the 80s, along with many others. One of the few to sei...
 
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The Furze Save Their Own Little World

We can all appreciate a sense of humor when its central topic is the music industry. After all, with the best of humor often being the type that one can relate to, music aficionados can always enjoy a chuckle at a particular jo...

 
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The Maccabees Colour It In

The Maccabees are the latest in a string of British “art-rock” bands who are making it big on youthful energy, bodacious riffs, and simplistically engaging melodies. While similar British contemporaries such as The ...
 
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A New Batch of Art-Rockers: The Lord Henry, The Wombats

Today, we bring you two rising bands from the thriving genres of art-rock, post-punk revival, or whatever you would like to call it. Actually, the specification “indie rock” may actually be the most agreeable specif...